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Leslie Hughes to Lead Corbis' Newly Consolidated Markets and Products Group; Andrei Lloyd Named Vice President of Corbis and COO for The Stock Market.

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Corbis announced today the appointment of Leslie Hughes as president of the company's newly formed Markets and Products Group.

The group represents the consolidation of three formerly separate business units -- professional licensing, consumer, and business communicator -- under a single brand strategy, giving Hughes responsibility for all of Corbis' revenue centers as well as corporate marketing, commercial and editorial photography and customer service.

Formerly the president of Corbis Images, the company's professional licensing division, Hughes will continue to drive the company's dramatic growth in that segment, while also working to ensure the company's success in the consumer and business communication markets.

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 of digital technology and the Internet opens up some very exciting new markets for photography and other types of imagery," said CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  Steve Davis For other people with this name, see .
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 those opportunities. Leslie has clearly proven her ability to foster staggering growth, and we are supremely confident that she'll succeed in her new role."

The company also announced today the appointment of Andrei Lloyd as a vice president of Corbis and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)

The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president.
 of The Stock Market, an agency acquired by Corbis last year. Reporting to Hughes, Lloyd will manage all operations at The Stock Market, as well as playing a central role in its integration into Corbis.

About Corbis

Corbis Corporation -- The Place for Pictures Online(R) -- is the definitive destination for photography and fine art in the digital age. With 65 million images -- 2.1 million on line -- it is the leading provider of digital images to the creative professional markets, business and consumer markets. Headquartered in Seattle, with offices in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
, London, Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , and Paris, the privately owned company has approximately 1,200 employees worldwide. For more information about Corbis and its products and services, call 800/260-0444 or 425/641-4505, fax 425/746-1618, or visit the Web site at

Corbis is either a registered trademark or trademark of Corbis Corporation in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.  and/or other countries.
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Date:Feb 5, 2001
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